Alexander Richter

Principal; and President, International Geothermal Association

Alexander Richter is Founder and Principal of, the leading online news platform for the global geothermal energy industry. He also works as a consultant on strategic, marketing and corporate finance related activities. 

He also acts as Marketing & Communications Director for UK-headquartered Green Energy Geothermal that provides turn-key modular geothermal wellhead power plants.

Alexander is the President of the International Geothermal Association (IGA), and has been a member of the board since 2013. He is also Director-at-Large on the Board of the Canadian Geothermal Energy Association (CanGEA). He has been a spokesperson for geothermal energy at many of the major geothermal and renewable energy events internationally. 

From 2005 to 2011, Alexander was a director in the Geothermal Energy Team of Icelandic bank Íslandsbanki. As a founding member of the team, he focused on business development, origination and research in geothermal energy. 

A German national and a lawyer by profession, Alexander resides in Reykjavik, Iceland with his family.